|Full name||Tan Yang|
|Date of birth||9 January 1989|
|Place of birth||Wuhan, Hubei, China|
|Height||1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|2012–2013||→ Hebei Zhongji (loan)||17||(6)|
|2014||→ Farense (loan)||24||(5)|
|2015||→ Hebei Zhongji (loan)||6||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 November 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 February 2011
Tan Yang started his football career when he joined Zhejiang Greentown's youth academy in 2003. He had a brief trial with Ligue 1 side Sochaux in February 2007. He made his debut for the club when he made his debut against Qingdao Jonoon on 5 April 2008 in a 2-0 loss. Often coming on as a substitute, he would nevertheless score two league goals throughout the campaign, with his debut goal coming against Changchun Yatai in a 2-2 draw on 12 November 2008. After several seasons for Hangzhou, he could not maintain a consistent run within the team and he was released by the club at the end of the 2011 season. Halfway through the 2012 season, Hangzhou decided to bring back Tan and soon loaned him out to third tier club Hebei Zhongji. Tan transferred to Hebei on a permanent deal in January 2013.
Tan signed a two-year contract with Campeonato Nacional de Seniores side C.D. Mafra on 24 July 2013. On 25 August 2013, he scored his first goal for his side in a match against Atlético Riachense which ended 2-0. On 1 July 2014, Tan transferred to Segunda Liga side S.C. Farense. He made his first appearance for the club on 16 November 2014 in a 2-2 draw against Desportivo Aves and also scored his first goal for the club in the same match. On 26 June 2015, Tan was loaned to China League One side Hebei Zhongji.
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